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New plants for SUMMER 2018

Abutilon: Giant salmon

Common name: Chinese lantern

Description: New multi purpose shrub with large cup shaped salmon. Prune regularly to shape. Gorgeous
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Snowwhite

Description: A tall multi purpose shrub with bell shaped off white or cream flowers all year.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Sophina

Description: A multi purpose shrub up to 75cm with cup shaped pale pink flowers all year.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Achillea - Red velvet

Common name: Red Yarrow

Description: A mat forming exotic perennial with fern like aromatic foliage. Flat corymbs of red flowers in summer. Waterwise
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Allium triquetrum

Common name: Three cornered leek

Description: A NEW edible Mediterranean bulb with triangular stems, strap like leaves and green striped flowers that attract bees. All parts of plant edible. Bulbs now dormant.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Alstonia venenata

Common name: Poison devil tree

Description: A rare medicinal exotic shrub with wavy margins on lance shaped leaves. Clusters of white flowers in summer
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Anemone - September Charm

Common name: Japanese anemone

Description: A suckering perennial with oval palmate mid green leaves and sprays of pink flowers. Gorgeous slightly cupped pink flowers in autumn. Good cut flower. Attracts butterflies.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Aristolochia gigantea

Common name: Dutchmans pipe

Description: A vigorous unusual exotic climber with broad triangular dark green leaves. Huge veined maroon and brown flowers with white markings. Long flowering period.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Begonia dregei

Common name: Dwarf wild begonia

Description: Endangered tuberous indigenous begonia with a caudex and small spotted leaves. Pendulous white flowers.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Bouvardia ternifolia

Common name: Scarlet trompetilla

Description: Gorgeous rare weeping exotic shrub. Prune immediately after flowering. Dense clusters of coral flowers. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Brillantaisia subulugurica

Common name: Giant salvia

Description: A fast growing indigenous shrub up to 1.8m tall with large bright glossy leaves. Spikes of large purple purple flowers in summer. A gorgeous filler in the garden.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Herzenbrucke

Common name: Moonflower - herzenbruck

Description: NEW A striking shrub with large furry leaves. A gorgeous large yellow with orange edges.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Mimi

Common name: Moonflower - Mimi

Description: A new addition - free flowering with well shaped double white flowers.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Eric Neubert

Description: A short canna with red stems and red veining in maroon leaves. Vibrant orange flowers.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Mellow Yellow

Description: A medium sized canna with large green paddle shaped leaves. Dark yellow flowers.

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R60.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Moonglow

Description: A medium sized canna with green paddle shaped leaves. Pale yellow fading to cream blooms.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Peach melba

Description: A tall canna with green paddle shaped leaves. Peach flecked cream flowers. This one needs a name!

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - The President

Description: A NEW exotic medium sized canna with green leaves and yellow edged scarlet red flowers. It multiplies well.

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R75.00  |   Buy now

Cantua buxifolia

Common name: Sacred flower of the incas

Description: A semi scandent lax exotic shrub with small lance shaped lobed leaves and pendant tubes of cerise pink flowers in spring. Needs support. Prune after flowering.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Clerodendrum schweinfurthii

Common name: Gurke clerodendrum

Description: Very rare fast growing African shrub / trailer with bright leaves, unusual blue-black fruits and clusters of scented white flowers.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Colquhounia coccinea

Common name: Himalayan mint shrub

Description: An upright exotic shrub with grey lance shaped toothed furry scented leaves. Orange red flowers from summer - autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Crinum bulbispernum

Common name: Orange river lily

Description: A moisture loving bulb, grey green arching leaves with wavy margins and scented pink and white flowers.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Croton gratissimus

Common name: Lavender fever berry

Description: An attractive indigenous shrub with pale bark and shiny silver backed leaves. Spikes of small yellow flowers in summer
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R300.00  |   Buy now

Curcuma zedoaria

Common name: White tumeric

Description: New - rare exotic bulb with large paddle-shaped leaves. Ginger type WHITE flowers in summer. Edible roots.
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Dendrobium nobile

Common name: Noble dendrobium

Description: A gorgeous exotic epiphytic orchid with strap-like leaves. Racemes of flowers in spring. Mixed colours
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Erythrina zeyheri

Common name: Plough breaker

Description: A rare grassland shrub with a large underground stem, bold leaves and spikes of red flowers in summer. 20l bags
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Eulophia welwitschii

Common name:

Description: A terrestrial orchid growing from underground corms with pleated upright leaves. Dense head of yellow flowers with darker sides on an upright stem in summer.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Libertia formosa

Common name: Satin flower

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with a basal fan of spiky sword like leaves. Spikes of white bowl shaped flowers in summer. Cut back hard in early spring.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Fuchsia triphylla - Catherina

Common name: Fuchsia - Catherina

Description: An upright exotic perennial with lovely maroon foliage. Clusters of pink - red blooms.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Gerbera jamesonii

Common name: Barberton daisy

Description: A wonderful indigenous perennial with long stalks of daisy like flowers all season. Attracts bees and insects. Do not bury the crown when you plant it.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Gladiolus dalenii

Common name: African gladiolus

Description: A Lovely indigenous corm with fan shaped strap like leaves. Sprays of orange flowers in summer. Good cut flower.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Hebe - Autumn glory

Common name: Veronica - Autumn joy

Description: A mound shaped exotic shrub with dark-green, round, thick leaves on upright branches. Masses of purple/blue clusters of flowers from mid-Summer. Butterfly plant.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Hibiscus praeteritus

Common name:

Description: A fast-growing, upright slender shrub, with ovate coarsely serrated leaves. Stems and leaves slightly hairy. Red five petalled in summer. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Holmskioldia sanquinea

Common name: Red Chinese hat plant

Description: An upright exotic shrub with arching stems and slender pointed ovate leaves. Trumpet shaped RED flowers in summer. Waterwise.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Nerine sarniensis

Common name: Guernsey lily

Description: A beautiful summer deciduous indigenous bulb with dark green strap-like leaves. Umbels of red flowers in autumn.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Pavetta gardeniifolia

Common name: Christmas brides bush

Description: A beautiful compact indigenous shrub with glossy green foliage. Sprays of scented white flowers in summer. Attracts birds, bees, insects
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma australe

Common name: Blue angel trumpet

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma australe alba

Common name: White Angels trumpet

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma grandiflora

Common name: Giant iochroma

Description: Rare exotic shrub, lax branches with large leaves, clusters of long blue flowers from spring - autumn.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Ipomoea lobata

Common name: Spanish flag

Description: Delicate annual exotic climber, crimson stems and toothed leaves, dense racemes of scarlet flowers in autumn. Propagate from seeds.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Kohleria digitalifolia

Common name: Foxglove kohleria

Description: A spreading rhizomatous perennial with hairy lance shaped leaves. Bright pink flowers with spotted lobes. Lovely in hanging bowl or container.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Laelia anceps

Common name:

Description: Gorgeous Mexican orchid clump forming with tough oblong leaves. Sprays of white flowers in early summer. Mounted.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Leucanthemum sp

Common name: Dwarf shasta daisy

Description: A clump-forming exotic perennial with huge yellow centred white flowers. Cut flower. Butterflies. Waterwise
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Ludisia discolor

Common name: Jewel orchid

Description: Easy to grow exotic orchid with velvety textured maroon leaves. Sprays of white flowers from win - spr.
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Lychnis chalcedonica

Common name: Maltese cross

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial lush green foliage and clusters of dazzling red flowers in summer. Attracts birds and bees.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Moringa oleifera

Common name: Moringa miracle tree

Description: Fast growing exotic tree with smooth bark and feathery leaves. Sprays of small cream flowers from sum - aut. Medicinal and edible
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Neomarica gracilas

Common name: Apostle plant

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb. It has white flowers with pruple markings in spring. Multiplies well. Good house plant. Attracts bees, butterflies, birds.
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Passiflora - Betty Myles Young

Common name: Passion flower

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with bowl shaped dark lilac flowers. Bees love it. Hardy to -5 degrees.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Marie Rosa

Common name:

Description: A free flowering vine with medium sized pinkish coral flowers. Suitable for a hanging basket. Hardy to 0 degrees C.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - White wedding

Common name:

Description: A vigorous climber with large well shaped scented pure white flowers. Prune back in spring. Hardy to -5.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Pavetta lanceolata

Common name: Weeping brides bush

Description: A beautiful indigenous shrub with grey bark and elliptical dark green leaves. Sprays of scented white flowers in summer. Attracts birds, bees insects
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Pelargonium x reniforme

Common name: I am not convinced that this is the correct name

Description: A New tuberous indigenous scrambling ground cover with scented textured leaves and delicate purple flowers. Medicinal
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Rotheca myricoides

Common name: Blue cats whiskers

Description: An upright Limpopo shrub with smelly bright green leaves. Soft two toned blue flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies. NOT to be confused with Rotheca myracoides Ugandense.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Mystic spires

Common name: Sage - Mystic spires blue

Description: A compact bushy exotic perennial with emerald green leaves and spikes of purple flowers all season. Cut flower. Plant en masse.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Salvia canariensis - alba

Common name: White Canary Island sage

Description: New rounded robust shrub with woolly arrow shaped leaves and WHITE flowers. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Salvia staminea

Common name: Iranian sage

Description: New well shaped exotic shrub with dark green leaves. Dark bracts with white flowers in summer. Waterwise.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Scadoxus multiflorus ssp. katherinae

Common name: Fireball lily

Description: A robust indigenous bulb. Large thin textured leaves with a prominent midrib. Huge spherical umbels of orange red flowers from summer - autumn.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Selago canescens

Common name: Bitter bush

Description: An upright indigenous shrub with dense tufts of short narrow leaves. Tight clusters of mauve flowers. Butterflies
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Sisyrinchium fasicultum - E.K. Balls

Common name: Blue eyed grass

Description: A tough tufted exotic perennial with narrow leaves and star shaped purple flowers in summer. Waterwise.
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Stanhopea sp

Common name:

Description: An usual exotic orchid where pendant flowers grow from pseudobulbs. Clusters of scented cream flowers in summer.
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R750.00  |   Buy now

Stipa dregeana

Common name: Bushmans grass

Description: A tufted indigenous gras with lax clumps of lime green leaves. Panicles of golden spikelets in summer. Gorgeous. Self seeds. Host plants for butterflies.
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Tectaria gemmifera

Common name: Button ball fern

Description: Creeping rhizomatous indigenous fern, arching fronds of bright green leaves, propagate from bulbils on main axis of leaves.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia - Arizona glow

Common name:

Description: NEW hybrid indigenous climber with black centred dark orange flowers. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees to the garden. 17cm pot
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia grandiflora alba

Common name: White sky flower

Description: A vigorous woody stemmed exotic climber with heart-shaped dark green leaves. Trumpet shaped pale blue flowers in summer.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Trichodesma phsaloides

Common name: Chocolate bells

Description: I was privileged to see clumps of "Chocolate Bells" in the veld many years ago. Thrilled to have them in the nursery! A bushy indigenous shrublet with bell shaped pendulous white flowers with brown calyx in spring. The picture says it all.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Trifolium ochroleucum

Common name: Wild white clover

Description: A creeping perennial with grey green leaves and scented pom-pom like flowers that attract bees.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Veronica - Blue bouquet

Common name: Speedwell- Blue bouquet

Description: A clump forming compact perennial with bright green leaves and slender blue flower spikes. Flowers for a long time and a must have for any sunny border. Butterflies.
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Viburnum plicatum "Mariesii"

Common name: Doublefile viburnum

Description: A multi-stemmed exotic shrub with layered horizontal branching and dark green "pleated" leaves. Flat topped sprays of white flowers.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Wahlenbergia rivularis

Common name: Bell flower

Description: A mat forming groundcover with flat lobed dark green leaves and bell shaped white flowers in summer. Nice.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Zantedeschia pentlandii

Common name: Mapoch liliy

Description: Threatened indigenous perennial with dark green spotted fleshy leaves. Deep yellow flowers in summer.
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Zantedeschia rehmannii

Common name: Calla lily

Description: A rare grassland bulb with lance shaped leaves and small trumpet shaped pink flushed cream flowers
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Zephyranthes primulina

Common name: Yellow crocus

Description: An easy to grow self seeding exotic bulb. It has narrow upright linear basal leaves and funnel shaped orangey yellow flowers. Blooms mostly in summer.
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R60.00  |   Buy now